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The Basics of Enjoyment (A Day with Thomas Traherne, Part 2)

The concept and practice of enjoyment are central to Traherne’s writing. The 2nd part of “A Day with Thomas Traherne,” is, therefore, focused on the idea of enjoyment itself. These are stepping stones that will lead you to a practice … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis and His Dobell Edition of Traherne’s Centuries

In my last entry, I wrote about Bertram Dobell’s role in the first-ever publication of Traherne’s Centuries in 1908. If one had happened to read Traherne’s Centuries between 1908 and 1958, it was probably from Dobell’s edition. There is one story … Continue reading

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Why the title, “Surprised by Traherne”

I need to begin this blog by explaining why I titled it, “Surprised by Traherne.” The answer will flesh itself out through what I hope will be many entries to follow. But, in brief, there are at least three reasons … Continue reading

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